Viaduct collapse: Two more persons to face charges

A 40m section of a PIE viaduct in Upper Changi collapsed on July 14 last year, leaving one worker dead and 10 others hurt - two seriously. Preliminary findings point to corbels breaking under the weight of wet concrete.
A 40m section of a PIE viaduct in Upper Changi collapsed on July 14 last year, leaving one worker dead and 10 others hurt - two seriously. Preliminary findings point to corbels breaking under the weight of wet concrete.ST FILE PHOTO

Subcontractor's qualified person, executive from accredited checker add to three on list

A consultant who approved the design and supervision of the construction works at the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) viaduct that collapsed and killed a worker in July last year will be charged in court next Wednesday .

Dr Robert Arianto Tjandra, 44, a qualified person from CPG Consultants - a subcontractor in the viaduct project - will be chargedwith multiple counts under the Building Control Act and the Workplace, Safety and Health Act for the accident, according to court records for upcoming cases.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 24, 2018, with the headline 'Viaduct collapse: Two more persons to face charges'. Print Edition | Subscribe